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Mulch fire expected to burn for days

Posted at 10:56 PM, Feb 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-17 23:57:24-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Firefighters were called to the 7700 block of 40 Hwy on a mulch fire that is expected to take days to extinguish.

Fire crews were called out to Missouri Organic Recycling Saturday afternoon on a mulch fire.

The crews immediately started trying to contain the fire.  Six hours into the fire, it has not spread to a nearby office or equipment but the flames were still visible.

Firefighters tell 41 Action News the fire is expected to continue for days.

We reached out to the president of the company who was not available for comment.